Gilded lion monopedia holding up the sides of furniture and looking frightfully bored. French.

Tub chairs. ca. 1850. Empire in style. Carved and gilded wood with green upholstery. Probably French. Image © Adrian Alan Fine Art & Antiques. Fair use license. via
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Console table with water gilt lions with painted, scaled, and feathered midsections and a green grey veined marble top. 1940. Regency Revival. French. Marble, mahogany and giltwood. One of a pair of console tables. Maker not known. Image ©, Inc. 2020. Fair use license. via
Gueridon modeled as an athénienne with a circular violet marble top above three lion monopedia joined by polished steel rods on a concave tripartite base. 1825-1850. French. Gilt, silvered bronze, marble and steel. Image © CHRISTIE’S 2020. Fair use license. via

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